September 20, 2009

Sketch Saturday # 69, Simon Says Stamp, Anyone For Anya....Baby it's Cold outside!


Hey crafty friends! I have another card to share with you this weekend! I really should be doing laundry and packing, as I am going away on a work conference on Tuesday and won't be back 'til Friday evening! Guess where I'm going....to London...well, it sounds exciting but I'm just going to London Ontario, he, he, he, but I wish it was London England then I could visit some of my BG DT gal pals, smile!
I'm still very excited though cuz it's not too far from Kraftin' Kimmie and we just might take a road trip to one of her favourite stampin' and scrapbookin' stores Scrappin' Great Deals...I'm looking forward to it! I plan on bringing my Copics, some images, and my Ott light with me and colouring at night in my hotel room...hope my roomy doesn't mind,smile!

Well, I made this card today for 3 challenges....Saturday Sketchers #69 they have another fab sketch this week and did you see that I won last week's challenge...whoot whoot...25 buckaroos for Simon Says Stamp on-line store...that should get me a couple more Tildas ha, ha, ha! I also made this card for the challenge at the Simon Says Challenge blog they have a recipe this week...2 papers, 3 embellies and 1 image and for the Anyone for Anya? challenge...I finally got to join in with this new challenge blog and I am so excited to as I need to use my sweet Anyas more often than I do!

I made my cardbase 6x6 from red Bazzill Basics cardstock and used my new BoBunny 'Tis the Season paper that I bought at the Bella Boutique on Friday! Isn't it YUM-O...just love it!!! Now, I hope I still qualify for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge, as I know the recipe called for two papers and it looks like I have used 3 different patterns, but I am being tricky cuz the papers are double-sided, so, technically I did only use 2 papers, smirk! Ya know what they say, rules are made to be broken, lol! The challenge over at Anyone for Anya? is Funky flowers...so I picked these frosted Primas from my stash and inked them with Distress inks as I saw the super talented Kim do on her beautiful card! The Snow flakes are QK punched from DCWV Glitter stack paper I added some buttons and Scrappers floss to make my embellies! the ribbon is from my stash and the sentiment is a Melissa Frances rub-on!

I stamped Anya on my ATS Copic paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured her with my Copics! I gave her a red ribbon in her hair and I used my Sakura Glaze pen to make the band of her ear muffs and the buttons on her coat and boots a little glossy! I also used my Sakura Stardust pen for some glitter here and there!
Here are the Copic colours I used for Anya:
Skin:E000, E00, E02, E21, R20
Hair:E30, E42, E34, E55, E39
Scarf & Ear Muffs:B000, B00, B95, B7
Coat:R17, R27, R46 Fur Trim:B0000
Socks:YG63, YG67
Boots:E30, E31, E34 Ground:E30, E34
Background:BG0000 & Colourless blender


and this is the inside....oh look I used my new Catslife Press label stamps...I first saw these great stamps on Kathy's blog and I just love 'em! Susan at Catslife is so sweet and she has great customer service!
Well, Thanks for stopping by and having a wee look-see! I don't think I will be posting again until I get back from the conference! Hope you all have a great week!
Hugs,

32 comments:

Julie said...

Absolutely beautiful! I've just found your blog and am loving it - I especially love the way you layer up all your papers -soooo pretty and a real inspiration!

Rachel Hope said...

So Gorgeous! Love you coloring and details!

Kip's Cards said...

Simply stunning...

x
Vicky

Angela said...

I have just got some of these papers too!! Gorgeous!! The card is fab, love your colouring and the sparkle too,
hugs Angela x

Martine said...

this is beautiful hunni, i adore those papers and Anya has been coloured to perfection, i agree with what you said about the scrapbook cart, one is never enough hehe, i am already planning on another one lol


xx

Martine

Nancy said...

Hiya Tara:O) This card is absolutely gorgeous! Love the cute image, the papers are wonderful, and the flowers are brilliant.
Hope you are all well, Sweetie.
Have a great week.
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Tara your card is so beautiful!
I love your wonderful paper and your colouring is superb!
Gorgeous detail so pretty!
Have a good trip!
hugs
kim x

Chris (catt871) said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card!!!! Anya looks so pretty!!!! Thank you for participating in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge this week!!! good luck (maybe you'll win 2 weeks in a row!!!!)
Chris & the Simon Says Stamp DT

Julie's Crafty Corner said...

Beautiful card, love your colours! Just found your blog and I love it.

Julie

Gabby said...

Gorgeous card! Your coloring is fantastic!

daisy said...

she looks gorgeuse tara!

hugs
daisy

Carolyn said...

Simply stunning Tara. Such fantastic layering.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

annemarie said...

great card and great details

have fun in London

hugs Annemarie

debby4000 said...

Adorable card, wonderful image and fabby papers.
luv
Debby

Georgia said...

This is absolutely stunning Tara! Your colouring is fantastic and I love the flowers, they look so pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

dawnmarieg said...

Beautiful card. A great image, your colouring is fab. Dawn Marie.xx

Vanessa (aka V, Nessa, oldschool) said...

WOW...the coloring on this one is fantastic girl!!!
awesome job!!!

Minxy said...

Adore your card, and im loving those papers too x

Amy's Stocking Stuffers said...

How lovely! That is my favorite Miss Anya stamp. And your coloring is beautiful!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Tara :-) the Anya image is lovely and the papers and embellies you used are fab :-) I agree,, recipes are open to interpretation eh :-)

Hope you have a fab trip :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Luv
Lols x x x

Renata said...

Lovely papers, lovely layout, funky flowers!

Love from AFA!

Renata

Marley said...

WOW!! Lovely papers, great image and your colouring is AMAZING! xx Marley

Tracey said...

Absolutely gorgeous Tara! I love it!

Have fun in London with Kimmie! xx

Katarina said...

I just had to sign up as a follower. Your cards are just too brilliant to be true! :D
I must be dreaming...

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card :)

Anki said...

Just wonderful Tara! Love the shine you made colouring her hair. Wishing you a great week! Kram - Anki

Dawny P said...

Hi Tara. Fabulous card, fab flowers and a very sweet image:) Thank you for joining us at AFA, hugs, Dawny xxxx

Marja Sch said...

Hi Tara what agorgeous card. The colours are wonderful and all the details are fabulous. Hugs Marja

Ida P. Krause said...

Gorgeous card. Congrats on the DT position with Kraftin Kimmie.

Kim said...

Hi Hun~ Sorry I haven't been in blogland for a while! Darn school, I tell ya! Anyways I looked through your posts that I have missed while I was away and all I can say is WOW, I am in AWE! You are amazing Girlfriend! What beautiful creations you have! Love them all! Hope you and the family are doing good!
Miss you!
Hugs~ Kim

strawberry fields said...

HI Tara
Scrummy card. Hope your trip goes well
Hugs
Fiona xx

Sharon said...

Wow, this is beautiful Tara. I love the papers you've used and your colouring is fantastic. I hope you have a good trip to London.

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